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24 Weird Things That Happened In "Harry Potter" That Were Never Addressed

How was Hogwarts not closed down, like, every year?

If you are anything like me, you spent a good portion of your life reading/watching/ingesting Harry Potter content. Many years later, there are still some burning questions that keep me up at night.

1. What did Muggle-raised wizard kids do about their friends when they got into Hogwarts?

2. What did wizard children do before going to school?

3. How is it possible that nobody noticed Peter Pettigrew on the Marauder's Map waaay sooner?

4. How come Harry couldn't see the thestrals before his fifth year?

5. Why did Harry need glasses his whole life?

6. How come the basilisk venom didn't immediately kill the Harry-Horcrux when he got fanged?

7. For an audience member, the Triwizard Tournament was boring as hell, right?

8. Why were the Potters so rich, and what happened to them?

9. What exactly would have happened if they didn't let Harry compete in the Triwizard Tournament?

10. How did Buckbeak survive living in a bedroom?

11. Why didn't Sirius use Polyjuice Potion to get out of his house?

12. The Marauder's Map is the most advanced magic ever created, so how in the world did a few teenagers pull it off?

13. Wouldn't the Trace be super inconvenient for wizard parents?

14. Just how big are the pipes at Hogwarts?

15. In what world was it a good idea for Remus's friends to run around the Shrieking Shack with him?

16. How was Hogwarts not closed down a million times?

17. Can we really blame the Defense Against the Dark Arts thing on a curse?

18. How can anybody be poor in the wizarding world?

19. What is the point of having an evil Hogwarts house?

20. Why, why, WHY did Hermione take the blame for going after the troll in Sorceror's Stone?

21. How does politics work in the wizarding world?

22. What were the logistics of Voldemort's I-live-on-the-back-of-your-head arrangement with Quirrell?

23. Is the Elder Wand bound by special rules that don't apply to normal wands?

24. For such a legendary wizard, how was Voldemort such an idiot?

Do you have some unanswered Harry Potter questions of your own? Can you (please) answer some of mine? Comment below!